Archive for April 2013
Pro Evo 2014 signs up the Asian Champions League
For the foreseeable future, EA’s FIFA series seems to have the Premier League and other European league licensing deals locked down.
Nasty Diablo 3 levelling bug surfaces – Paragon 100 in only four days
There’s no Diablo 3 hacking involved, nothing as sinister as that, but some extra weight on your mouse button while you go about your normal day could have you levelled to Paragon 100 in only four days.
SimCity still on top in UK PC chart
The UK PC charts for week ending 20 April reveal that SimCity holds the top spot for another week.
Unhappy trails: Call of Juarez’s Gunslingers aren’t big fans of ethics
In real life history, cowboys were chaps who drove cattle from ranches to the (often distant) railways for distribution throughout America.
ArenaNet releases their 16-Bit Guild Wars 2 Rytlock’s Critter Rampage platformer
This year ArenaNet really pushed the boat out for April Fools day with their Guild Wars 2 Super Adventure Box game but there is more to the story of its creation.
Dead Island Riptide pre-loads on Steam, well sort of
KOCH and Techland has now opened up the pre-loading for Dead Island: Riptide which is released on 25 April.
World of Tanks accounts compromised – Get free gold
Wargaming are the latest company to have accounts snagged by hackers and they are advising World of Tanks players to make sure they change their passwords.
SimCity 2.0 patch coming Monday – Fixes finalised
Maxis will be releasing the 2.0 update for SimCity on Monday and they have now locked down all the changes and fixes that will be coming to the game.
Financial amputation: Surgeon Simulator 2013 launches at 30% off
If you’ve watched today’s IncGamers Plays of Surgeon Simulator 2013 (and you should,) then you’ll know what to expect from this flawless videogame depiction of the pressures of surgery.
Polish retailer claims Skyrim: Legendary Edition is planned for June
Polish retailer Ultima (as spotted by Eurogamer Poland,) is claiming that something called Skyrim: Legendary Edition will be offered up as a purchasing suggestion to discerning videogamers from 7 June this year.
Bethesda and Shinji Mikami’s project revealed as The Evil Within
So, all of those odd vinyl record and burning flower teasers have been leading up to this.
Ensnare beta access if you pre-order The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing
NeoCore is almost ready to release its action-RPG following The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, with “late May” being the scheduled window.
Homeworld IP has been sold, buyer not yet revealed
Remember teamPixel? They were the group hoping to raise funds through IndieGoGo and Kickstarter for a bid on the Homeworld IP that was up for grabs after THQ’s collapse.
IndieGala, Mass Effect 2 and the pitfalls of political affiliation
Never mind that the latest IndieGala bundle includes the decidedly non-indie Mass Effect 2; the strangest thing about this latest multi-game, pay-what-you-fancy package is the pledge to divert revenue raised from its sales to the election campaign of Canadian politician Matt Toner.
Save the 4x space owls: StarDrive to launch on 26 April
Iceberg Interactive and Zero Sum Games have settled on a release date of 26 April for 4x title StarDrive, which will launch on Steam with a 10% discount.
Star Trek trailer will authentically convince you of game’s authenticity
Hello children, today’s word is ‘authentic.’ It pops up all over this latest trailer for Digital Extremes’ movie tie-in Star Trek title, to the extent that by the end the people talking about the game seem a little on the desperate side.
Gaijin get vocal with War Thunder voice chat
Gaijin’s free to play online flight sim War Thunder is a pretty damn decent title if you’re into your dogfighting and it’s been improved further today with a new feature.
Impire expands the dungeon with new multiplayer modes
Cyanide and Paradox have expanded their evil strategy dungeon title Impire with new content which now available for free to all players.
Firefall open beta date now set for July
Red 5 Studios are ready to swing open the doors on the the open beta for Firefall, the jet-pack fuelled MMO shooter.
New Leviathan Warships trailer wants to sex you up
Sit back, relax, pour yourself a drink, this Leviathan Warships trailer from Paradox will ease you into a world of sexiness that would even put Barry White to shame.
Company of Heroes 2 Collector’s Edition back on sale and revamped
Following the demise of THQ the Company of Heroes Collector’s Edition took a break from being on sale, but now SEGA are at the helm, the CE is back.
Dreamfall Chapters, Death Inc, Battle Worlds: Kronos get Greenlight
There’s a great mix of new titles which have just been given the Steam Greenlight thanks to gamers voting on Steam.
Live the HGV driving dream with this Euro Truck Sim 2 contest
Thanks to the curious lure of Euro Truck Simulator 2, many of us out there have learned the virtual skills of a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver.
Get to the chopper! Air Conflicts: Vietnam gets trailer
A new trailer for BitComposer’s Vietnam themed action flight sim has flown in today showing action from the game.
Flower power: Bethesda’s latest weird message is some burning sunflowers
Bethesda is continuing its campaign of weird advertising today, with a new Vine-posted loop of some burning sunflowers.
Metro: Last Light PC system requirements revealed
Deep Silver are gearing up for the release of the Metro: Last Light on the PC and today they revealed the system specs before it released on 14 May.
Jagged Alliance: Flashback is set the during Cold War, will be Kickstarted
Danish developers Full Control have spilled a couple more beans from the big pot of detail stew about their foray into the Jagged Alliance series.